The mission is to provide advanced knowledge in recreation management to prepare students for mid to upper-level management positions in recreation, parks, and tourism. The role of scholarship and focused disciplinary study is emphasized. This advanced knowledge prepares these graduates to think conceptually and analytically, and to positively impact professional practices and policies in their field.
Students enrolled focus their academic coursework on developing the ability to understand and apply theories and practices in the areas of management, marketing, and finance in the public and private sectors. As a culminating experience, students in the recreation administration sequence will complete a thesis, professinoal practice, or an independent study.
A student applying to a master's program must:
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
A student applying to this program must:
|Spring||October 15; October 1 for International students|
The University provides graduate assistantships as a means of financial support. They are intended as a way to facilitate a student's progress to degree while providing important professional development.
To be eligible for an assistantship a student must, generally,
Graduate assistants receive
See Student Accounts for information on tuition and fees. Funding for graduate students is available from several different sources. Students who have been admitted from continuous states including Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, and Wisconsin will receive in-state tuition.
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